The manufacture of electronic devices such as the new generation of video mobile phones could be revolutionised thanks to assembly research being pioneered at the University of Greenwich.
This research will provide industry with the microsystems assembly technology to allow cheaper mass production of the next generation of intelligent products, such as mobiles, visual display equipment and medical devices. It could, for example, be used to develop minute invisible hearing aids.
Rajkumar Durairaj, a research fellow in the universitys Medway School of Engineering, was invited to the House of Commons to exhibit his work on the project, entitled Microsystems Assembly Technology for the 21st Century, during a reception for Britains Young Engineers in December.
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